NHS pays out record 1.2billion as compensation claims rocket by 40% in ONE YEAR

NHS pays out record 1.2billion as compensation claims rocket by 40% in ONE YEAR Payouts, which include legal costs and compensation claims, is huge rise on previous year's 863m bill Bill for 'non-clinical claims', such as payouts for people falling on wet floors, was 52.4m | UPDATED: 16:24 GMT, 3 July 2012 The NHS has paid out a record 1.2billion in litigation claims in one year, it has emerged.